I wrote not too long ago about how I struggle to not get caught up in stats here and on Medium. This morning I read a post on Deb’s Dispatches asing if having a blog is attention seeking. My therapist asks me about my writing each week and we talk about how writing makes me … More Why Do I Write?
I did a post recently about writing on Medium. I wrote about how I had early success and had a couple of articles that made me a decent amount of money. I also wrote about how most stories will make a few cents but that you could still at least earn back your $5 monthly … More A Tale of Two Writings
I follow an amateur weather guy on Facebook. I like his forecasts because he’s never been about using hype to get more clicks. He would do his forecasts and then after the storm would post his PayPal link for people to donate to help him keep his work going. He recently announced he is starting … More Show Me The Money!
I have mentioned writing on Medium a few times. Someone said I should do a post about my experience on Medium, so here it is. A while back another blogger in a Facebook group I am in suggested writing on Medium. I set up an account and imported a few of my posts from here … More Thoughts on Writing on Medium
These are always hard for me. I am more inclined to criticize my writing than complement it. My posts always sound better in my head than they do on paper. Grammarly helps limit my typos and spelling mistakes, but it doesn’t eliminate all of them. I’m terrible at proofing my work. I will never win … More Bloganuary 8: What Do You Like Most About Your Writing?
I only have three more writing days this year. I will do my December in books on Wednesday since I will be doing my year in books in early January. So, here are some random stats and my top five posts of the year. Views – 20,469. That is almost 8000 more than last year. … More My Year in Blogging 2021
Today is just a few happenings and thoughts from the world of Tater. Christmas Complications We are a little over a month away from our usual trip to see family for Christmas. The person who normally takes care of the cats will not be home this year. We’ve been waitlisted by the only boarding place … More Tater Town Tidbits
One year ago today I posted a short note for readers to “stay tuned” for news. I was turning in my letter of resignation that morning. I was quitting my job after 25 years with the organization. The toxic work environment was killing me. I couldn’t stick it out for five more years to retire. … More One Year Later
I’ve started several posts this morning. I thought about a possible TV post and this was me I started writing a post about anxiety brain and worst case scenario thinking and then this I made it pretty far into a post about how two days in a row the Today Show interviewed woman and acted … More When You Discard Everything You Write
I am extremely tired. The combo meal of depression, a messed up sleep cycle, and a flu shot has done a number on me. So, today, you get a lazy post where I talk about blog stats. I know you must be so excited. I look at my blog stats multiple times throughout the day. … More When Old Posts Return From the Dead